Women's Health - International Travel When Pregnant - What You Need to Know
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  May 14, 2019  
  Women's Health  
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#ALT# Interstitial Cystitis: Diagnosis and Management

Interstitial Cystitis is a medical disorder where patients experience urgent and frequent urination and bladder pain in absence of a bladder infection. Typically, patients will suffer with painful urination, bladder pain, urgent or frequent urination and even after multiple antibiotics will sometimes have no relief.

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   Fertility problems may raise risk of cancer in womenFertility problems may raise risk of cancer in women
 
New research shows that women who have fertility problems are 18 percent more likely to develop ovarian and endometrial or womb cancers in later life. Around 2 percent of infertile women are diagnosed with cancers, the researcher authors from Stanford University explain. The study, which is entitled "Risk of cancer in infertile women: analysis of US claims data” was published in the latest issue of the journal Human Reproduction.
 
   International Travel When Pregnant - What You Need to KnowInternational Travel When Pregnant - What You Need to Know
 
Once upon a time, travel during pregnancy – and in particular, flying during pregnancy – was approached with extreme caution. Today, the idea is much more acceptable: sometimes travel is unavoidable and, with ‘babymoons’ becoming an increasingly popular travel trend, pregnant travel is often intentional and thus needs to be carefully planned.
 
 Acne and Women
 
Acne and WomenA few pimples or acne occurs in the lifetime of most women. Acne, however, may affect men and women in a markedly different manner. Adolescent men are more likely to suffer from severe forms of acne than women. In women acne is related to several hormonal factors and sometimes the menstrual cycle - with the acne being more severe before their periods.
 
 
 Bottle of wine equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettes
 
Bottle of wine equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettesNew research suggests that drinking a bottle of wine (around 750 ml) per week raises the risk of cancer as much as smoking five to ten cigarettes. The results of the study were published in the latest issue of the journal BMC Public Health.
 
 
 New vaginal mesh guidelines 'insufficient' and potentially harmful
 
New vaginal mesh guidelines 'insufficient' and potentially harmfulUpdated NICE guidelines on the use of vaginal mesh implants have been criticized by campaigners who say the recommendations do not sufficiently protect women, many of whom have developed debilitating complications as a result of such procedures.
 
 
 Unisex, hormone-free contraceptive pill on the horizon
 
Unisex, hormone-free contraceptive pill on the horizonSide effects from hormonal contraceptives are common. That’s why one start-up is developing a hormone-free contraceptive that can be used by both men and women.
 
 
 Antibiotics may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in women
 
Antibiotics may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in womenResearchers have that long-term antibiotic use can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in women. The research involved 36,429 women from The Nurses’ Health Study.
 
 
 Detecting breast cancer in dense breasts
 
Detecting breast cancer in dense breastsThis article is about the problem of detecting tumors in dense breasts, and how many states are tackling the problem by requiring doctors to tell women that mammograms don’t work well for those who have dense breasts. I will also discuss effective solutions to this problem.
 
 
 Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'
 
Charcoal-based toothpaste comes with 'real risks'Scientists have concluded that there are no proven benefits for toothpaste containing activated charcoal and that it may actually increase the risk of tooth decay and staining. The research is in stark contrast to marketing that claims charcoal toothpaste has whitening and antibacterial benefits, among many others.